16 Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army;
Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was court historian;
17 Zadok son of Ahitub
and Ahimelech son of Abiathar were priests;
Seraiah was court secretary;
18 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over
the Cherethites and the Pelethites;(A)
and David’s sons were chief officials.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 8:18 LXX; MT reads were priests; 1Ch 18:17

Elihoreph and Ahijah the sons of Shisha, secretaries;
Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud, court historian;
Benaiah son of Jehoiada, in charge of the army;
Zadok and Abiathar, priests;
Azariah son of Nathan, in charge of the deputies;
Zabud son of Nathan, a priest and adviser to the king;
Ahishar, in charge of the palace;
and Adoniram son of Abda, in charge of forced labor.

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